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Self-Paced Course | From $299
From $299

When flexibility meets on-demand instruction, your score is what benefits.

Work where you feel comfortable, with support from teacher-led videos.

Our self-study doesn't skimp on strategy, and that can make all the difference.

Expert teachers guide you

You want to be in control of your prep, but still need guidance from teachers who can break down SAT strategies the right way. Get both with teacher-led videos you can watch anytime.

Focus where you need to

More guided prep helps concepts sink in. Get performance analyses that target your weaknesses. Then track improvements with progress reports that continuously show your growth.

Learn strategies, get points

You don’t have to be a “good test taker” to raise your score. Our instructor-led videos teach easy-to-learn strategies like backsolving and answer elimination to help you think like the test.

  • 40 hours of recorded instruction
  • 8 practice tests, including 4 College Board official practice tests
  • Online quizzes and Qbank
  • SAT prep books
  • Online access for 6 months so you can watch and re-watch recorded classes
  • 16 hrs of elective, on demand instruction on The SAT Channel
  • Live proctoring for up to 8 practice tests
  • Math Foundations

*Available with an upgrade to Live Online Essentials.

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Here's what you'll cover in your Self-Paced class

  • Diagnostic Practice Test

    Diagnostic Practice Test

    The best way to get familiar with the test is to take a practice test. Have your practice test book, pencils, and a graphing or scientific calculator at hand as you follow along with our proctoring video, then use Kaplan's Mobile scoring tool to receive your score instantly. You can also opt to take an electronic version of the test online.

    After submitting your answers, sign on to to receive feedback on your strengths and weaknesses and customized recommendations to help you personalize your online study plan.

  • Introduction and Heart of Algebra

    Introduction to the SAT, the Kaplan Method for Math, Linear Equations, Systems of Equations

    In this first series of video lessons, you'll be introduced to the course and encounter the first of the powerful Kaplan strategies: the Kaplan Method for Math. This proven technique will aid you in tackling any of the math questions you encounter on Test Day.

    In addition, you'll be shown how to apply the Kaplan Method for Math to two topics in the Heart of Algebra category: linear equations and systems of equations. With this experience, you'll be empowered to practice the strategy on your own with some of the many practice problems that Kaplan provides in your course book and online.

  • Problem Solving and Data Analysis

    Rates, Ratios, Proportions, Percentages, Two-way Tables, Statistics, Probability

    The second series of video lessons in SAT Math will introduce you to an additional strategy for Test Day success, the Kaplan Method for Multi-Part Math. You'll use it to make the multi-part questions in both the Calculator and No Calculator math sections far more manageable.

    On top of that, you'll have a chance to practice your Problem Solving and Data Analysis skills, learning how to use the Kaplan Methods on a number of different math problem types, from rates and ratios to statistics and probability.

  • Passport to Advanced Math

    Exponents, Radicals, Polynomials, Rational Expressions and Equations, Functions, Quadratic Equations

    The Passport to Advanced Math category includes some of the most challenging problems on the SAT, but you'll learn to master answering these questions in this series of video lessons. Using the Kaplan Methods already introduced, you'll conquer questions from a wide variety of topics, ranging from exponents and radicals to functions and quadratic equations.

    With practice and the Kaplan Methods, you'll find yourself able to answer math questions that you may have never thought you could.

  • Additional Topics in Math


    The final video lesson in SAT Math will review the most important geometry that you need to know for Test Day. You'll use the Kaplan Methods to tackle questions on lines, angles, triangles and other geometry topics with skill and confidence.

    After completing this lesson and continuing your practice, you'll be ready to handle any of the math that you'll encounter on Test Day.

  • Reading

    The Kaplan Method for Reading Comprehension, Reading Test Passage Types, Reading Test Question Types

    In this extensive series of videos, you'll learn everything you need to know to dominate the SAT Reading Test. You'll start with the Kaplan Method for Reading Comprehension, the surefire strategy that will enable you to read passages critically, construct effective passage maps, and answer each passage's questions correctly and efficiently. You'll also learn what to expect with each of the passage types that appear on the test, from Literature to Science to History and Social Studies.

    In subsequent videos, you'll be given in-depth advice and tips on tackling each of the various Reading question types: Synthesis, Global, Command of Evidence, Connections, Vocab-in-Context, Rhetoric, Detail, and Inference. After practicing with these focused techniques and the Kaplan Method, you're sure to feel confident about reading comprehension on Test Day.

  • Expression of Ideas

    The Kaplan Method for Writing & Language, the Kaplan Method for Infographics, Organization, Effective Language Use

    These videos will introduce you to two key strategies for conquering the SAT Writing & Language Test: the Kaplan Method for Writing & Language and the Kaplan Method for Infographics. You'll practice applying these proven methods to questions that deal with the Expression of Ideas, including questions on Organization and Effective Language Use.

  • Standard English Conventions

    Sentence Structure, Conventions of Usage, Putting It All Together

    This series of videos covers the remaining topics in Writing & Language, those concerning Standard English Conventions. You'll apply the Kaplan Methods you've already learned to questions on Sentence Structure and Conventions of Usage.

    The final video of this series will bring everything together, reviewing all the Kaplan Methods you've learned for every section of the test and helping to build your confidence for Test Day. Be proud: College is waiting and you are well on your way. Good luck!

  • Essay

    The Kaplan Method for the SAT Essay

    This optional video covers the Kaplan Method for the SAT Essay, providing you with everything you need to know to plan, write, and revise a high-scoring essay. While the SAT Essay is optional, many colleges require it, so opting to take it can improve your chances of getting into a top school. With practice and the Kaplan Method, you'll be better equipped to succeed on Test Day and beyond.

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